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Pacific Trade International Recalls Candles Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

  • Fred Meyer - Chesapeake Bay Candle
  • Fred Meyer - Chesapeake Bay Candle
  • Super Value - Modern Light
  • Target - Chesapeake Bay Candle
  • Target - Chesapeake Bay Candle
  • Target - Chesapeake Bay Candle
  • TJX/Marshall's/Homegoods - Chesapeake Bay Candle
  • Wegmans - Modern Light
Hazard:
"The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers."
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 20, 2011
Units:
"About 615,195 sets (about 7.48 million candles)"

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 20, 2011
Release #11-200
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 331-8339
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Pacific Trade International Recalls Candles Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Tea Lights

Units: About 615,195 sets (about 7.48 million candles)

Importer: Pacific Trade International Inc. of Rockville, Md.

Hazard: The candles have a clear, plastic cup that can melt or ignite, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Pacific Trade has received one report of the plastic cup melting while in use. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: The recall involves tea lights sold under the brand names Chesapeake Bay Candle and Modern Light. The candles are various colors. They were sold in sets or with tea light containers. Tea lights from the below sets are involved with this recall. Only tea lights that do not have any lettering imprinted on the bottom of the tea light cup are included in this recall.

Picture of recalled Fred Meyer/Chesapeake Bay Candle tea light setPicture of recalled Fred Meyer/Chesapeake Bay Candle tea light set

RetailerBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
Fred Meyer Chesapeake Bay Candle 36-piece plastic tea light set August 2009 through February 2011 About $12 754870634000, 754870687846




Picture of recalled Super Value/Modern Light Halloween tea light candles

RetailerBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
Super Value Modern Light Halloween votive holder with tea light, various scents August 2010 through November 2010 About $1 754870668128, 754870668135, 754870668142

 

Picture of recalled Target/Chesapeake Bay Candle Home Scents tea light candles

RetailerBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
Target Chesapeake Bay Candle Home Scents 12-count tea light candles, various scents July 2009 through February 2011 About $4 754870479250, 754870479328, 754870479397, 754870479441, 754870479496, 754870479540, 754870479649, 754870481147, 754870490583, 754870528262, 754870528347, 754870528361, 754870657689, 754870657726, 754870657764, 754870606458, 754870684333, 754870703386, 754870703423, 754870606359, 754870633416, 754870659072, 754870659119, 754870659157, 754870684296

 

Picture of recalled Target/Chesapeake Bay Candle Sweet Delights tea light candles

RetailerBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
Target Chesapeake Bay Candle Sweet Delights 12-count tea light candles, various scents January 2010 through February 2011 About $5 754870658693, 754870658709





Picture of recalled Target/Chesapeake Bay Candle Sentiments tea light candles

RetailerBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
Target Chesapeake Bay Candle Sentiments 12-count tea light candles, various scents February 2010 through June 2010 About $5 754870658334, 754870658341

 

Picture of recalled TJX/Marshall's/Homegoods/Chesapeake Bay Candle Boo Flicker

RetailersBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
TJX/Marshall's/Homegoods Chesapeake Bay Candle Boo Flicker July 2010 through November 2010 About $5 754870700026





Picture of recalled Wegmans/Modern Light Treetop Tealights

RetailerBrandDescriptionDates SoldPriceUPC
Wegmans Modern Light Four-piece Treetop Tealights, various scents November 2010 through December 2010 About $6 754870686580

 

Sold at: Fred Meyer, Home Goods, Marshalls, Super Value, Target, TJ Maxx and Wegmans stores nationwide between July 2009 and February 2011 for between $1 and $12.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the candles and return them to the store where purchased for a store merchandise card equal to the purchase price.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the Pacific Trade International at (800) 331-8339 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.chesapeakebaycandle.com

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